Papua New Guinea is an impoverished country rich in natural resources.

Last year, it signed a deal with Exxon Mobil for a $15bn liquefied natural gas project.

Other resources projects in PNG have been criticised for not helping local communities.

But Exxon's local partner, Oil Search, says it is striking a balance - even providing services to the local community that the national government has failed to deliver.

Al Jazeera's Laura Kyle reports.

Source: Al Jazeera